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“Stunning house - beautifully appointed”

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Townhouse -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Swanage, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England

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eyedoclon...
London
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Stunning house - beautifully appointed”
Reviewed 2 October 2013 for a stay in October 2013
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Our usual place that we rent in Studland was booked so we took a punt on this place as the pictures online looked nice and there were some good reviews already on Tripadvisor. It's a redbrick suburban row house which looks well looked after. Internally the house is beautifully appointed . Very tastefully decorated lounge at the front with Plasma & DVD. Very comfy sofas. The kitchen has everything you could possibly need - and a really comfy sofa/sitting area off the kitchen. Bedrooms & bathroom look brand new - again tastefully done - and obviously not skimped on. Beds very comfortable. Very quiet street too - slept much better than I do at home! Neighbours lovely - even going to the trouble of loaning iPhone charger and helping with rubbish!

We had an absolutely lovely stay and will now make this our first choice rental in our trips to Purbeck. Absolutely loved this place - highly recommended.

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Liked best: Quietness
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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MazL100
London, England, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic holiday home”
Reviewed 17 May 2013 for a stay in May 2013
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We have just returned refreshed and relaxed from a lovely holiday in Swanage having stayed with family at The Sandcastle. The Sandcastle is an absolute gem, a beautifully presented, well equipped, comfortable and conveniently positioned holiday home. We loved the conservatory dining room and wonderful sun trap garden. It was so easy to walk down to the town and sea front, and is very close to the train and bus station. A great place to stay with family or friends.

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Liked best: Decoration, size, comfortable, well equipped
Liked least: Parking
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Prestwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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Liked best: Location and comfort.
Liked least: Narrow stairs may be prohibitive to elderly people, but first level bedrooms would be more suitable for them in that instance.
Travelling group: Friends
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Addlestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Liked best: Location plus the fact there was a lounge for kids and one for adults.
Liked least: Nothing. Everything as expected or better.
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Liked best: Lovely place to wind down
Liked least: Nothing I did not like
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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